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Public matters - February 2021

19 February 2021

Welcome to our Public Matters Newsletter.

This month we have:

High Court grants local authority injunction to prevent breach of confidence following subject access disclosure

This judgment critical is reading for public bodies who need to take action to restrain the use of confidential information in circumstances where that information has been inadvertently disclosed to a third party.

Matthew summarises London Borough of Lambeth v AM (No. 2) [2021] EWHC 186 (QB).

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Brexit - now what for data protection law?

Now that the transition period has ended, Richard looks at what this means for data protection law in the UK.

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Steps to take when responding to an administration

Chloe provides a general overview of administration and what options are open to local authorities.

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Consultation on new UK subsidy control regime

It is vitally important that public bodies make use of this opportunity to have their views heard and to shape the future of the new subsidy control regime.

Angelica considers some key elements and proposed reforms from the consultation.

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On-demand webinar: State aid and subsidy control - post Brexit

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Training and events

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Health & Care Connect East Midlands Conference Centre, Beeston Lane, Nottingham NG7 2RJ

Our conference will connect leaders, executives and professionals from across the health and care sector to discuss the challenges, opportunities and strategies for delivering services, resilience and looking after our people in the new world.

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Legal updates

Public Matters - September 2022

Welcome to our September edition of Public Matters, our monthly round-up of legal updates, news and insights for the public sector.

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Blogs

IR35 rules to be scrapped from April 2023

The Chancellor’s recent mini-budget provided a significant announcement for business as it was confirmed that the off-payroll working rules (known as “IR35”) put in place for public and private sector businesses from 2017 and 2021 will be scrapped from April 2023.

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Legal updates

Data reform in the UK

Since the UK left the EU and are now able to move away from the EU data protection regime, the UK government have implemented a national data strategy with the aim of reducing the burden on organisations but maintaining a high data protection standard.

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Legal updates

The reality of the future of devolution arrangements in England

Devolution is the transfer of powers in areas like transport, housing and skills in England and since the Cities and Local Government Devolution Act 2016 has been a much-discussed topic.

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